Plymouth's Antony Jinman is only the 12th Briton to have treked overland to both poles.
Russia grants amnesty over hooligan charges which gives hope that the Greenpeace three from Devon may be allowed home for Christmas
The Eden Project has been given a Government grant to help introduce us to the exotic and strange baobab fruit.
Jos Buttler is being tipped as the new star of English cricket after being called into the Test team for the first time for the series with India.
The Taunton-born wicketkeeper will make his debut on Sunday. His potential was first spotted when he attended Kings College in the town.
A new 200 million pound superyacht has left Plymouth after it was constructed at Devonport Dockyard. The "Alamshar" belongs to his Royal Highness, The Aga Khan who is the leader of the world's 20 million Ismaili Muslims. It's rumoured he flew in by helicopter to pick up his purchase.
The sacrifice of twenty two men who died in a bombing raid on an army camp in Cornwall was remembered today. A memorial to the victims was dedicated at a ceremony at a church not far from where they died. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports.
A new Bishop has been installed at Exeter Cathedral.
The Right Reverend Robert Atwell spent 10 years as a Benedictine Monk before serving as a priest.
He's the city's 71st Bishop.
A service was held at Exeter Cathedral to celebrate the new appointment.
Relatives came from across the country to this graveyard near Perranporth to remember the victims who died in a bombing raid seventy four years ago this month.
Twenty two men died in the raid, nineteen of them were buried here.The graves have recently been renovated by a grant from the War Graves Commission."
The raid was carried out on Penhale Army Camp by a lone German bomber.
The sacrifice of twenty two men who died in a bombing raid on an army camp in Cornwall was remembered today. A memorial to the victims was dedicated at a ceremony at a church not far from where they died.
Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo is supporting the search effort for the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. It has sophisticated sound locating equipment that should help in the hunt for the plane's flight recorders.
The ship is at the location where the Chinese boat, Haixun 01, detected a "pulse signal" in the southern Indian Ocean.
Flight MH370, bound for Beijing from Kuala Lumpur, disappeared on March 8 with 239 people on board, with a three-week search finding no sign of it.
A couple from Devon have arrived in Plymouth after cycling 38,000 miles from New Zealand.
Steve Turner who's from Plymouth, and his wife Kat, started their journey after getting married two years ago. They arrived by ferry from France at the weekend.
The effects of the bad weather have been far reaching - A hospital boat destined for Africa has been stranded in Cornwall for two weeks.
The Jubilee Hope and her six crew left Scotland last month. They were 10 days into their 8,500 mile voyage when the storms struck.
Francesca Carpenter reports.